The race for the best Dota team in the world gets closer in March: Evil Geniuses has almost caught up with the struggling Team Secret – after the latter led the World Ranking easily for months.
Team Secret leads the Dota 2 Team World Ranking in March for the sixth month in a row – but it might be their last. The team of Puppey has struggled since December and the formerly huge gap to their hunters is closing. Evil Geniuses has caught up to them and if EG places better at the Shanghai Major this weekend, they will pass Team Secret and regain the top spot that they lost in October.
Chinese teams drop in the Dota 2 Team World Ranking
Meanwhile the descend of Vici Gaming continues: The chinese team that once again disappointed at the Shanghai Major recently, drops three ranks and is passed by Virtus.pro and Alliance. Vega Squadron returns to the top10 as well after passing CDEC Gaming. The Russians benefited from their second place at the Captains Draft 3.0 in February which is the second best performance of their career.
While Alliance and Vega are almost mentioned as the two best teams in February, both DigitalChaos and compLexity Gaming from the NA region did also very good. The former won BTS America and were third at Captains Draft and thus gained nine ranks to rank 36. The latter won the Dota 2 Canada Cup and placed ninth at Captains Draft, boosting them to World Rank 24.
The high flyers of the month also come from the American region. Infamous, the Peruvian team consisting of former players of Unknown.xiu climbed 218 ranks up while the US Team Freedom gained 109 ranks. For the fans of the casters: SyndereNs Steak Gaming is 107 ranks up after finishing the Captains Draft on rank 11.
How is the Dota 2 Team World Ranking calculated?
The World Ranking consists of 575 teams from 64 countries this month. 6,651 results of 480 tournaments are included in our database. If you want to learn more about how the World Ranking is calculated, check our calculations page.